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review 2018-06-08 20:08
Simon VS The College Girl Who Can't Relate to High School Books Anymore
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Becky Albertalli

Whew, I'm old.

 

Well, not really. I'm not gonna retire anytime soon. Probably won't be telling kids to get off my lawn either. But still, that's all I could think about while I read this. There comes a time when you realize that the high school reality in your favorite Young Adult books isn't your reality anymore. And damn, that's sad. 

 

Still, it's good to know good YA is and always will be enjoyable to me. And I love Simon. Sassy, theater kid trying to find the right moment to come out of the closet? If that doesn't hit close to home, I don't know what will. And sometimes even I, oh mighty destroyer of all that is fluffy, want a warm romance to bury myself in. 

 

Me too Simon, me too.

 

A matter of National Security.

 

I also wanna thank Simon for introducing me to Elliot Smith. Don't ask me why I never heard any of his songs before. Yes, it's unforgivable. Yes, I'm paying my sins by listening to everything this man has produced. 

 

If this book had a soundtrack it would be awesome. The movie was great. I love the characters. I love the diversity.

 

Okay, maybe I'm really still into YA after all.

 

Sentence: this meme except it's me talking about LGBT Young Adult Books. 

 

They're good books Brent.

 

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review 2018-06-06 17:51
Review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Becky Albertalli

 

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual identity will become everyone’s business. Worse, the privacy of Blue, the pen name of the boy he’s been emailing, will be compromised.

With some messy dynamics emerging in his once tight-knit group of friends, and his email correspondence with Blue growing more flirtatious every day, Simon’s junior year has suddenly gotten all kinds of complicated. Now, change-averse Simon has to find a way to step out of his comfort zone before he’s pushed out—without alienating his friends, compromising himself, or fumbling a shot at happiness with the most confusing, adorable guy he’s never met.

 

 

 

I have been seeing this book everywhere and with the movie just released I thought it was time to jump  on the bandwagon and finally read it.

I really enjoyed it; it was everything I thought it be and more.  It was light, funny cute and heartwarming to follow Simon as he not only comes out but also deals with the fallout and is falling in love . Plus dealing with all the other stuff you deal with in high school. I think what I liked the most what that we didn’t just get your usual teen drama, that we got much more and the feelings behind it. Not only from Simon but also his friends.

I also liked that not everything is sunshine and roses and we do get some kind of conflict and or bullying and that it is dealt with in a realistic manner.

Another thing I enjoyed was that after we finds out who Blue is, it doesn’t just end there. No it keeps going for a bit and gives us a glimpse on that live and all their futures.

Overall I really enjoyed this book and rate it 4-4 ½★ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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text 2018-03-31 00:36
March wrap-up 2018 part 2
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Becky Albertalli
Emma in the Night - Wendy Walker
Radio Silence - Alice Oseman
Mature Content - Megan Erickson,Santino Hassell
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
Moxie: A Novel - Jennifer Mathieu

6 audiobooks 

2 librairy 

1 re read 

1 ebook

5 physical  books

I read lots of great books here are the star ratings

1 3 star

5  4 stars 

10 5 stars

 

Total read this month 16

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text 2018-03-26 18:33
Reading progress update: I've read 303 out of 303 pages.
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Becky Albertalli

I can definitely see the hype about this book I really enjoyed it .
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text 2018-03-26 13:28
Reading progress update: I've read 87 out of 303 pages.
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Becky Albertalli

 I really enjoying this book and I cant wait to find out who Blue is.

 

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